Mr. Barry L. Johnson

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  • Shareholder at Johnson & Davis, PA (4 Attorneys)
  • The Victoria Building, Suite 200, 10 Pinckney Colony Rd., Bluffton, SC 29909
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Barry L. Johnson is a Shareholder of the Firm. Mr. Johnson was the founder of Johnson Davis's predecessor, BARRY L. JOHNSON, PA, which he started in 1996. For over 40 years, Mr. Johnson has represented banks, national companies and CEOs, prominent local construction companies, developers, property owners’ associations, and numerous other businesses and individuals in litigation, mergers, transactions, zoning, development and land use matters, and other general legal services.

Mr. Johnson is a near life-long resident of Beaufort County, having grown up in Beaufort and graduated from Beaufort High School in 1964. After graduating cum laude from Harvard University, BA- Government, in 1968, Mr. Johnson received his Juris Doctor from the University of South Carolina School of Law in 1971. Earlier in his career, Mr. Johnson was very active in civic affairs, charitable organizations and local politics. Mr. Johnson was a member of the Resolution of Fee Disputes Board from 1984-2004, serving as its Chairman from 1989-2004, was a past member of the South Carolina House of Delegates, and former President of the Beaufort County Bar Association. More recently, Mr. Johnson has been in the Christian Ministry, serving as Associate Pastor of Bible Faith Fellowship Church, and has co-led mission; work in the Dominican Republic. He is married to Kerry Johnson and has four children and seven grandchildren. Mr. Johnson is a former member of the U.S.A.R. (Captain, Field Artillery).

Certified South Carolina Circuit Court Mediator and Arbitrato

Areas of Practice (14)

  • Appellate Practice
  • Automobile Accidents
  • Business Law
  • Civil Litigation
  • Contracts
  • Construction Law
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury
  • Premises Liability
  • Probate
  • Real Estate
  • Wrongful Death
  • Zoning Law
  • Property Tax Assessments

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
843-941-4074  Phone
843-815-7121  Phone
843-815-7122  Fax
University Attended:
Harvard University, A.B., cum laude, 1968
Law School Attended:
University of South Carolina, J.D., 1971
Year of First Admission:
1974, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fourth Circuit and U.S. Supreme Court; 1972, U.S. District Court, District of South Carolina; 1977, U.S. Tax Court and U.S. Claims Court; 1983, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit; 1971, South Carolina
Hilton Head Island (Treasurer, 1992-1993; Secretary, 1993-1994; President, 1994-1995), Beaufort County and American Bar Associations; South Carolina Bar (Member: 14th Circuit; Resolution of Fee Disputes Board, 1984-2004, and Chairman, 1989-2004; Member, House of Delegates, 1989-1991); The Association of Trial Lawyers of America; South Carolina Trial Lawyers Association.
Capt., Field Artillery, USAR (inactive)
Reported Cases:
Partial Listing: State Highway Dept. v. Booker, 260 SC 245, 195 SE2d 615 (1973); Butler v. Sea Pines Plantation Co., et al., 282 SC 113, 317 SE2d 464 (Ct.App. 1984); Branning v. United States, 228 Ct. Cl. 240, 654 F2d 88, trans. to 6 Ct. Cl. 618, later proceeding 7 Ct. Cl. 777 affd. (CA FC) 784 F. 2d 361; Hoogenboom v. City of Beaufort, — SC —, OP#1885 filed November 9, 1992, 433 SE2d 875 (Ct.App. 1992), reh. den. — —, OP#24162 filed November 28, 1994, 451 SE2d 393 (1994).
( Certified South Carolina Circuit Court Mediator and Arbitrator )
Payment Information:
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Accepts Visa and MasterCard
  • Fixed Hourly Rates
  • Fixed Fees Available

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